There is just something about May

In the past, I used to do a blog post at the end of each month called Racking up the miles. In it, I would recap the month of riding, the amount of miles I accomplished, the high and low points during the month, and share my favorite photos. Somewhere along the way I stopped doing this. Maybe one of these days I will start again.

Looking back though, over the history of this blog, more so than any other, May has always been an interesting month… Continue reading “There is just something about May”

The difference 8 years makes…

Before I get into this post too far, I need to point something out.  Miles are not everything!

Unless you are a cyclist, this may not mean much, so let me try to explain.  I keep track of my miles, because I am a math geek and like numbers.  I really like knows how far I travel on any given ride (even the 1.5 mile ride to the store today), how far I travel each year and since 2008 when I started riding.  Its fun for me, and it helps me make sure I am on track for big rides each year.

Much more important than the miles  are the experiences, adventures and thoughts, you have during these miles, not to mention the stuff you see while riding.  I love all of these.

All this being said, I hit 3000 miles for the year last week, and that just made me smile Continue reading “The difference 8 years makes…”